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Adoptable pets around Indianapolis

Looking for a new furry friend? We’ve done some digging to highlight local animal shelters looking for some purrfect parents to bring an adoptable pet to their furever home.

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Magi is very active + likes to have space to run around. (This is an old photo and Magi may not be available anymore.)

Photo via IACS Pet Finder

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Bringing home a furry friend is always an exciting adventure full of love, snuggles, and a chewed up shoe or two.

We’ve done some digging to highlight local animal shelters looking for some purrfect parents to bring a fur baby to their furever home.


📍7929 N. Michigan Rd.

🐾Cats, kittens, dogs + puppies

🐱 Muffin | Black and white | 1-year-old female | She came to the shelter with Sugar.

🐱 Fireball | Orange tabby kitten | 2-month-old male | He’s a sweet and sassy kitten looking for someone with lots of love.

🐶 Tucker | White Maltese-looking mix | 7-year-old male | He was surrendered after his owner had to go to a nursing home.

🐶 Athena | Brown mixed breed | 4-year-old female | She was brought in with her five puppies that are now big enough to go to their own homes.

Donate or volunteer.

Indianapolis Animal Care Services

📍2600 S. Harding St.

🐾 Cats, kittens, dogs + puppies

🐱 Navy | Domestic shorthair | Adult female

🐶 Lucky | Husky | 3-year-old male

🐶 Sedona | Pit Bull mix | 2-year-old female

If you can’t adopt, you can also apply to foster an animal.

Donate or volunteer.

Southside Animal Shelter

📍1614 W. Edgewood Ave.

🐾Cats, kittens, dogs + puppies

🐱 Winnie | Domestic shorthair | Adult male | House-trained

🐱 Picatso | Domestic shorthair | Adult male | Good with other cats

🐶 Dory | Beagle | Adult female

🐶 Grant | Pit Bull mix | Young male

Donation Wish List.

Nine Lives Cat Cafe

📍1315 Shelby St.

🐾 Cats + kittens

🐱 Ricotta | Brown Tabby (darker than Brie) | 1-year-old female | Bonded with daughter Brie.

🐱 Brie | Brown Tabby (lighter than Ricotta) | 9-month-old female | Bonded with mom Ricotta.

Donate or volunteer.

Furever We Love

📍6110 W. 25th St.

🐾 A dog shelter specializing in finding homes for dogs whose guardians are at the end of their lives

🐶 Contact Furever We Love for adoptable dogs


See a pawsome pet you want to welcome home? Reach out to the organizations directly to inquire about adoption requirements and procedures. Not ready to take the leap? Ask about joining their foster network, volunteer, or donate to your favorite organization.

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